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April 14, 2022

The City of Los Angeles, CA Passes a Resolution to Ban the Import and Sale of Single-Use Printer Cartridges

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February 22, 2022

Businesses back plans to bill them for recycling, drawing skepticism

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January 10, 2022

Pushing for tweaks to recycling laws

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November 15, 2021

EPA's 2030 recycling strategy turns focus to circular economy and environmental justice

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September 9, 2021

California Assembly passes high-profile bill to regulate
packaging recyclability labels

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August 13, 2021

What can EPR programs learn from more than a decade of PaintCare?

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July 7, 2021

What the industry is saying about 5 key topics in waste and recycling

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May 20, 2021

How to get rid of your unwanted electronic devices safely and responsibly

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April 14, 2021

Online event dives into markets, policy and more

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March 31, 2021

PCR mandates gain traction but come with complexity

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January 29, 2021

California recycling commission report urges major changes, with many policy implications

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September 23, 2020

California Ramps up Consumer Drug Takeback Program With Help

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August 11, 2020

Letter from California: Recycling initiative seeks input

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June 25, 2020

California allowing grocers, retailers to not collect bottles, cans for 60 more days

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December 9, 2020

2020 Women Who Mean Business honoree: Heidi Sanborn with National Stewardship Action Council

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April 20, 2020

'Horrible hybrids': the plastic products that give recyclers nightmares

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February 11, 2020

Lawmakers announced a new bill to tackle plastic pollution this week

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January 2, 2020

    The art of waste

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November 6, 2019

National plastics draft bill gains momentum amid industry
push to tackle pollution

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October 11, 2019

California Gov. Signs Law to Overhaul State’s Carpet Recycling Program

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September 16, 2019

Recycling industry split on California bills that pave way for packaging EPR

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August 1, 2019

How to Properly Dispose of Unused Medication

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July 22, 2019

Lawmakers propose sweeping national plastic waste legislation

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April 15, 2019

Aquafil USA Will Commence Operations at an Anticipated Second Carpet Recycling Plant

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October 15, 2018

California Product Stewardship Council Crusader Plans to Go National to Impact Change

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December 2017

Carpet Recycling Increases Much Needed Landfill Space

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April 28, 2017

Recycling is in trouble - and it may be your fault

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November 21, 2016

LA supervisors may study drug take-back ordinance. Again.

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February 3, 2016

Pharmaceutical Waste Management: Flush, Take-Back Laws or Something Else?

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January 26, 2016

MWRD Urges FDA to Cease Recommendation of Flushing Medications

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April 2, 2022

California has $600M in unclaimed can, bottle deposits

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February 14, 2022

Pushing for Polluter Pays Legislation in the Golden State

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December 28, 2021

EXCLUSIVE California commission claims retailers violating plastic bag law

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September 14, 2021

California lawmakers end session by passing slate of recycling, organics bills

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September 7, 2021

Getting Manufacturers to Help Pay for Recycling

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August 2, 2021

That recycling symbol doesn’t always mean what you think it does

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June 29, 2021

Statewide EPR is Coming to the United States

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May 20, 2021

Roundup: Driver shortages hamper local waste collection, US recycling infrastructure begs $17B expansion

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April 9, 2021

NERC conference explores EPR, refillable bottle and circular economy possibilities

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March 11, 2021

California legislators take aim at plastics with new bill package, including contested producer responsibility plan

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January 20, 2021

Environmental efforts key for Biden, but industry expects limited recycling policy movement in 2021

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September 23, 2020

Calls for e-cigarette legislation increase amid growing fire hazard to waste and recycling industry

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August 5, 2020

Credit system designed to boost plastics recovery launching in 2021

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June 18, 2020

A Story of the Solid Waste Industry, Inclusion and Environmental Justice

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May 15, 2020

Groups call for California bottle bill revamp

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March 2, 2020

How E-Cigarettes and Vapes Create Electronic Environmental Waste

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January 21, 2020

Vaping: Environmental threat, recycling headache 

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December 10, 2019

Study raises concern about e-cig waste 

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November 4, 2019

US plastic waste Bill to prompt textile microfibre action

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October 10, 2019

Sun, sand and vape waste: A new type of litter piles up on American beaches

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September 30, 2019

How Fossil Fuel Companies Are Killing Plastic Recycling

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September 12, 2019

Year packed with packaging regulations

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July 1, 2019

Good News for Cities: Producer-Paid Medication and Needle Collection Is Coming

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June 24, 2019

Cigarette Waste: New Solutions for the World’s Most-littered Trash

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January 13, 2019

$12 million plant in Woodland to employ 50, divert tons of carpet from landfills

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September 13, 2018

A Carpet Manufacturer's Sustainability Story

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October 17, 2017

UPDATE: Gov. Brown signs bill to update California's carpet recycling program

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April 26, 2017

Hazardous Waste Management: The New Refillable 1 lb. Propane Cylinders: Sparking the Paradigm Shift Away from Disposables

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June 13, 2016

LA County Supervisors set - again - to vote on drug take-back ordinance

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January 27, 2016

Group Urges FDA to Change Pharmaceutical Waste Policy from "Flush" to Stewardship

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September 29, 2015

National Stewardship Action Council forms to lobby for EPR laws 

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February 28, 2022

Second of Two Parts: Interview with Heidi Sanborn, Executive Director of the National Stewardship Action Council

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January 28, 2022

First of Two Parts: Luminary Interview: Heidi Sanborn

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December 27, 2021

10 new California laws that might affect your everyday in 2022

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September 9, 2021

California Aims to Ban Recycling Symbols on Things
That Aren’t Recyclable

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August 25, 2021

Supporters planning national bottle bill legislation separate from Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act

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July 7, 2021

Experts provide 30 fixes for California recycling system

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June 23, 2021

Amid rising interest in packaging policy, bottle bill changes still struggle to break through

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April 19, 2021

Is there a threat to the future of vaping?

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April 9, 2021

Rural, low-income Californians need recycling centers

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February 2021

How to Get Rid of Unwanted Electronics Responsibly

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October 16, 2020

California Recycling Markets and Curbside Recycling Commission Works to Hammer Out Recycling Solutions

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September 13, 2020

If California won't enact a plastic waste overhaul, will anyone?

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July 29, 2020

SWANA announces Professional Achievement Award winners

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May 16, 2020

With recycling on pause, it’s a good time to update California’s bottle bill

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April 24, 2020

With EPR bills frozen due to coronavirus in many states proponents still see path forward

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February 26, 2020

To Fix America's Broken Recycling System, States Want Companies To Foot the Bill

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January 20, 2020

Plastic bags have lobbyists. They're winning.

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November 15, 2019

Another Pending Decision to Follow California’s Newest Carpet Recycling Bill

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November 2019

Amidst some progress, most luxury brands and fast fashion retailers fail to deliver on environmentally responsible sourcing of materials

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October 3, 2019

California’s 2019 legislative session offers positive strides on curbing waste

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September 18, 2019

California legislature wraps session with unprecedented recycling action

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August 1, 2019

Consequences of Carpet Waste and the Push for Stewardship Programs

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June 25, 2019

Why a California lawmaker wants to ban cigarette filters and disposable vapes

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June 21, 2019

Americans' plastic recycling is dumped in landfills, investigation shows

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December 13, 2018

Brands Called On to See Discarded Clothes Find Second Home

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March 2018

Combatting the opioid crisis with drug takeback programs

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July 20, 2017

Swept under the rug: After forming California's carpet recycling program, industry prevents it from spreading nationwide

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December 2016

How to Dispose of Drugs Safely

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March 14, 2016

Two largest counties with more than 15 million people consider medication take-back programs

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January 26, 2016

Groups Urge FDA to Change End Medication Flushing Advice

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September 15, 2015

National Stewardship Action Council forms